projects

PNAP and Love & Protect collaborated to put on an outdoor artmaking and quilting event hosted at the Haymarket House on July 13th. Community members joined together in building a communal seed quilt to be installed outside of Logan Correctional Center. The event featured sashiko embroidery, papermaking, sewing seeds, and message writing on the quilt.

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This portrait project began in May of 2021, when PNAP staff member and SAIC art history professor, Jason LaFountain, invited SAIC students, Ruth Poor and Helen Sanchez-Cortes, to create painted portraits of our current UWW degree students at Stateville prison. It is the first of a series of special projects Jason will organize as part of his work at PNAP.

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We teamed up with the DuSable Museum of African American History to paint new community murals designed by artists at Stateville, including former students of the legendary Dr. Margaret Burroughs.

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The 51st (Free) State is a body of work that includes emblems, songs, choreography, graphic narratives, and stage sets to connect thousands of people incarcerated across the nation through a spatio-political imaginary.

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It’s Now is a public mural project designed by artists at Stateville with artist Aaron Hughes and painted by community members.

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